CANOPIC JARS - EGYPTIAN

CANOPIC JARS - EGYPTIAN

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Product Number:48432

Size:

14" x 4 1/2"

Date:

663-525 BC
Carved light green limestone canopic jar with Duamutef, the jackal headed son of Horus and protector of the stomach on the removable stopper. Five rows of incised hieroglyphs on the front and a border around the top. Carved linear and geometric designs on the stopper. Canopic jars were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the organs of their owner for the afterlife. 26th Dynasty.

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